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MSNBC
Nov 9, 2012 11:00am EST
russia trade and human rights legislation? >> you'll have to ask mr. cantor. i don't schedule the floor. >> mr. speaker, is it fair to say you could use the raising of the debt limit in 2013 as leverage on the fiscal cliff? >> it's an issue that's going to have to be addressed, sooner rather than later. >> mr. speaker, following on jake's question, a number of exit polls tuesday night said that there were an overwhelming number of americans, 60% or more, who favored raising taxes on the wealthiest of americans. will you be guide by that principle at all when you sit down to do this deal? >> the problem with raising tax rates on wealthiest americans are more than half of them are small business owners. we know 700,000 jobs would be destroyed. we also know that it would slow down our economy. the number one issue in the election was about the economy and jobs. everyone wants to get our economy moving again. everyone wants to get more americans back to work again. raising tax rates will slow down the ability to create jobs that everyone says they want. >> mr. speaker, what are you lo
MSNBC
Nov 18, 2012 1:00pm PST
administration has promised to borrow a phrase as it relates to relationships with russia to reset the relationship with asia. part of this is an effort, yes, to contain the political, economic, and even military influence growing of china. that's not really a new story. there are geographic disputes, the islands in the south china s sea. we call them the spratly islands. a number of nations have a claim to those. the president is also breaking ground here. this is a commitment he made to attend the annual southeast asian nation summit. the president just finished the trip to thailand. he met with the king. he did some sightseeing. he had a press conference. we've already heard from him and his remark there is with regards to the situation in the middle east. he goes on to burma. that's the next stop looking forward. the president has got an little bit of criticism. you know, two years ago, a presidential drip to burma -- and this is the first sitting president to visit burma. two years ago it would have been unthinkable, not to mention the decades before that because of the oppres
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